Watch: Senators' Bobby Ryan really tries to sell high-sticking call

Friday March 13th, 2015

It wasn't technically a “flop,” but it may as well have been.

During the Senators' game against the Canadiens on Thursday, Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan was struck by a high stick from Montreal defenseman Tom Gilbert. Gilbert hardly grazed Ryan in committing the penalty, but you certainly wouldn't know it by Ryan's reaction.


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Quite the sell job by Ryan.

The Senators couldn't take advantage on the ensuing power play, continuing to trail 2-0 after it expired, but they went on to score five unanswered goals and beat the Canadiens 5-2. Erik Karlsson led the way with two goals for Ottawa.

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